Boise’s ready to compete

Boise, Idaho is a great place to do business, as you can see from our ever-changing skyline. Our city is business-friendly and works closely with the State of Idaho, local utilities, and other partners to compete for your business. We know how to leverage our tools to help your project and how speed matters—let us show you why so many have chosen Boise.


In addition to your dollar going further in Idaho than just about anywhere else, you will find state-level resources to make your Boise-based project work. Here’s a quick look.

Tax Reimbursement Incentive:
A performance-based incentive, which features a tax credit of up to 30% for up to 15 years on new state tax revenues generated by companies seeking to expand in or relocate to the state of Idaho by adding new, qualifying jobs.

Idaho Business Advantage:
If your business invests at least $500,000 in new facilities and creates at least 10 new jobs averaging $40,000 a year with benefits, you may qualify for a wide package of incentives, including tax credits, sales tax rebates, and property tax exemptions.

Property Tax Exemption:
If your business invests $3 million in new manufacturing facilities, you may qualify for a full or partial property tax exemption for up to five years.

Workforce Development Training Fund:
Businesses can receive up to $3,000 in cash reimbursements for the training of full-time, new employees or for helping retain employees facing permanent layoff.

City Development Services

Project Management:
For eligible projects, you will have one point of contact at the City of Boise, who will work with a multi-disciplinary team to expedite your project.

Downtown Occupancy Assistance:
We will help you open your business downtown quickly by navigating the system, acting as your single point of contact, and offering you “One Stop Shop” service.

Contact Us

The City of Boise Mayor’s Office is glad to assist you with any economic questions you may have. Please use this contact form, or contact Nicolas Miller, Director of Economic Development.

Nicolas Miller
Director of Economic Development
Mayor’s Office
City of Boise